The gelatin solution is chilled and extruded as noodles, and the gelled material is deposited as a bed onto a stainless steel plate belt. The belt is passed through a drying chamber, which is divided into zones in each of which the temperature and humidity of the drying air is accurately controlled. Typical temperatures range from about 32° C in the initial zone up to about 60-70° C in the final zones. The air is usually conditioned by filtration, and […]